[Libreoffice] FW: [PATCH] Introduce HideDisabledMenuItems style setting

Christian Lohmaier lohmaier+libreoffice at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 27 05:34:51 PDT 2011

Hi Allen, *,

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Allen Pulsifer <pulsifer at openoffice.org> wrote:
>> > I'm introducing a setting that decides if disabled menu items should be
> hidden. Currently the code is broken
>> > in the sense that items are hidden if disabled on all platforms and
> UpdateApplicationSettings which theortically
>> > does that is a) counter-intuitive and b) not set by platforms.
>> I'm not sure I understand.
>> I absolutely would hate it when the disabled menu-items were hidden
>> instead of just greyed out.
> The current behavior is that if a menu item is disabled BY THE DISTRIBUTION
> PACKAGER OR SITE INSTALLATION SYSADMIN, then the menu item is hidden in LO,
> not grey'out out.  Its not a question of what the user wants, its a question
> of what the distribution packager or site administrator is trying to
> accomplish.

OK, then the posting is even less clear to me, as I was thinking it
was about "not possible with the current selection" style actions that
are also greyed out by LO.

No objections from my part to fully hide, removed /
not-allowed-by-sysadmin ones, but when it comes to hiding entries that
cannot be performed at the moment for whatever reason, then I say "no,


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